Gesslein F6 Air+
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The Gesslein F6 Air+ is a stroller from the F series and featuring the most robust chassis and a reversible handlebar. This stroller is identical to the F10 except the front wheels, which are smaller and swivel. By purchasing the front all-terrain axle with non-swivel wheels, you can transform your F6 into the F10. Both the F6 and the F10 model were awarded the Plus X Award for innovation.

The F6 Air+ is based on the older F6 model but comes with an improved type of wheels made of hardened rubber. Thanks to the inbuilt air chambers, the tire is lighter, easily maneuvrable and sticks to the surface better. At the same time, it is quite sturdy, offering the advantages of an air-filled tire.

The X-shaped chassis of the F6 features a good suspension system and can handle even a rougher terrain. The brake sits on the side of the handlebar for easier access. The spacious reversible seat with the extra large ventilated hood can be fully reclined. It is possible to increase the total length of the seat by extending the leg rest. You can create a travel system suitable from birth by purchasing either one of two carrycots inserted in the seat (soft C1 transformable into a footmuff, or hard C2) or the classic hard carrycot C3. C3 can be added to the chassis in two different heights. There is also an option to attach the car seat to the chassis using adapters.

The F6 Air+ is available in tens of various colors. The stroller comes with the Loop seat liner with Cell Pur foam and head support. You can also purchase other optional liners as well as a changing bag that is easily customizable by swapping the front panel. If you choose your F6 Air+ with the decelerating handbrake or with a handlebar covered in leatherette, you will have to pay extra. Other accessories like a footmuff, a parasol or a summer set are also available.

Gesslein F6 Air+ Features & Specifications

The Basics

Pushchair (seat and chassis only), 2in1 stroller system, 3in1 stroller system
Stroller weight
13.8 kg
Unfolded dimensions (h×w×l)
114 cm x 58 cm x ?
Folded dimensions (h×w×l)
92 cm x 58 cm x 32 cm
Chassis material
Country of origin
Stroller available as a pushchair (seat unit configuration) only; newborn accessories (like a carrycot) need to be purchased separately

The Seat unit

Maximum weight capacity - seat load
20 kg
Recommended age range (best to use with a child of)
0-36 months
Reversible seat unit
Easy-release memory button(s) on the seat or the carrycot
L-shaped, bucket-type seat unit
Reclining backrest
Yes, 4 positions
Full-recline backrest (a bigger-than-a-150-degree-angle to a lie-flat)
Backrest recline type
Rear-located recline mechanism (e.g., lever-operated)
One-hand backrest recline system
Extendable backrest
Legrest positioning
Yes, 3 positions
Extendable leg rest
Wipe-clean layer on the leg rest
Backrest height
44 cm
Width and depth of the sitting surface
34 x 32 cm
Total length of the seat unit
96 cm
A higher seat unit's position on the chassis
Height-adjustable seat
Seat unit's proper attachment indicator
2in1 convertible carrycot/seat unit (pramette travel system)
Fabrics removable for cleaning
Seat fabrics cleaning
Machine washable
Safety harness type
Harness padding
Height-adjustable harness belts
Ventilation integrated into the seat
Second seat can be attached (single-to-double convertibility)

The Canopy (Hood)

Seat unit equipped with a canopy/hood
Extendable canopy/hood
The canopy/hood features a sun visor
Floating, follow-the-sun canopy
Height-adjustable canopy
Removable canopy
Waterproof canopy
UV protection in the (canopy) fabrics
Ventilation integrated into the canopy
A pocket integrated into the canopy
Peek-a-boo viewing window present on the canopy
Peek-a-boo window can be closed/covered
Quiet (magnetic/no velcro) peek-a-boo window
Reinforcing side clasps present on the canopy

The Bumper bar

Bumper bar
Bumper bar type (style)
Removable bumper bar
Gate-opening (swing-away) bumper bar
Height-adjustable bumper bar
Bumper bar features a fabric (non-wipe-clean) cover
Bumper bar features an extra crotch strap

The Wheels

Number of wheels
Front wheel(s) type
Rubber-coated wheels
Rear wheels type
Rubber-coated wheels
Front wheels diameter
17.5 cm
Rear wheels diameter
30.5 cm
Swivel wheels
Lockable wheels
Removable wheels
All wheels are double wheels
All-terrain version of wheels available to purchase separately
Wheels equipped with mudguards
Two-wheel mode

The Suspension

Wheels with suspension
Suspension type
Mechanical (internal spring-loaded mechanism), Rockers
Adjustable suspension softness
Rocking chassis

The Brake

Central brake system/type
Deceleration handbrake
Yes, Optional

The Fold

Folding system
Flat (compact) fold
One-hand fold
Plane-travel-friendly stroller with an ultra-compact fold (suitable as carry-on luggage)
Folds with the (forward-facing) seat attached
Folds with the rearward-facing seat attached
Self-standing fold
Auto-lock feature of the folded chassis
Folded stroller can be pulled behind like luggage
Stroller folds and/or unfolds by itself
Equipped with a carry strap/carry handle
Outward fold (the seat fabrics are on the outside after folding)

The Handlebar

Handle height adjustment
Handlebar material
Handlebar height
74-114 cm
Reversible handlebar (handle can be flipped to the other side)
Safety wrist strap

The Basket

Shopping basket
Large shopping basket
Basket's weight capacity
5 kg
Closable basket
An extra basket can be attached to the frame
A pocket integrated into the seat/elsewhere on the stroller frame

The Carrycot

Carrycot compatible
Yes (with adapters)
Internal dimensions of the carrycot - mattress measurement
76 x 36 cm
Carry handle on the carrycot
Inclining carrycot mattress
Foldable carrycot
Rocking-base carrycot
Ventilatilated carrycot base (bottom ventilation system)
Carrycot installable in the car instead of a group 0+ car seat (Auto carrycot)
Carrycot positioned high on the frame

The Car seat

Car seat compatible
Yes (with adapters)
Car seat sold separately
Maxi-Cosi/Cybex car seat attachment-type adapters available
Britax Römer car seat attachment-type adapters available

The Accessories & Extra features

Parent tray/organizer on the handlebar (included)
Cup holder can be attached
Reflective elements
No pushchair mode/seat-unit configuration available
Rain cover included
Mosquito net included
Leg cover (apron) included with the seat unit
Seat liner/insert included
Changing bag included
Carry bag/transport cover for the folded stroller included
LED light(s)
Built-in audio speakers
A storage/bag can be attached instead of a seat

Parent reviews of the Gesslein F6 Air+

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A great choice


A great choice, really.

Great variability

  • Adjustable handle
  • Swivel wheels
  • Easy folding and variability
  • Sophisticated functional details
  • Only the larger back wheels have suspension

I inherited it. My sister-in-law used it for both kids in it and bought it second-hand. So she's carrying at least 4th child in it! The chassis is absolutely fine and functional, well detailed. Due to its age, the wheels and hood show wear.

Great variability: chassis, snap on seat unit, insert bag. Everything is very easy, so when the baby falls asleep in the car in the car seat, I take the stroller out of the car, put the seat with the insert bag back in the trunk, and put the car seat on the adapters on the chassis.

It's easy to control thanks to the swivel front wheels. There is a removable zippered section in the hood with a net underneath - you'll appreciate it in the sultry summer. The brake is manual, the handle is adjustable.

  • spacious carrycot and seat unit
  • high quality chassis
  • easy handling and folding
  • everything is easily removable and washable
  • high purchase price
  • the seat's hood often comes loose with constant use and then folds up on its own

We bought the F6 Air and were completely happy with it. The carrycot is very spacious, we used it up to a max weight of 9 kilos. It is equipped with a high quality Träumeland mattress. What I appreciated the most is the apron on it, which can be zipped up to 3/4 of the canopy - it protects from the wind and also shades from the sun.

The seat is also great, you can use the Loop insert for babies, including the headrest, so the baby's head doesn't fly here and there. Overall the seat is spacious and has lots of extras.

The chassis itself is also great - it can handle any terrain (dirt roads, rocks, snow). We had it with smaller front wheels - we didn't buy the big ones as the stroller has a reversible handle. The only downside is that a lot of accessories have to be bought - like a mosquito net for the seat, an apron... We used it for 1,5 years and the chassis with wheels still held.

  • Practical stroller solution
  • Combinability
  • Space for baby
  • Easy handling
  • Nice design
  • Insertable bag that can be removed to carry the baby while sleeping
  • Design is not susceptible to scratches
  • Lasts over up to 4 or 5 children!
  • The PU leather starts to peel after some time

The stroller is very practical and extremely reliable, parts are relatively easy to find. The stroller is easy to handle and has a large sleeping area for the child. The materials used are pleasant, they do not give a cheap impression.

We keep it for next children

  • A tall person doesn't kick the frame
  • Well cushioned
  • Ease of push
  • Lie flat position
  • Adjustable leg rest
  • Carries large groceries bags, sometimes 2 children seated in the seat
  • The seat's hood can also be used as a storage space
  • Two height positions possible - ideal for a bassinet, especially for tall people
  • It is large, therefore bulky, and takes up a large part of the trunk (Hyundai i30)
  • Heavy

We have had the stroller for two years, it is second hand and still functional. Unfortunately we bought it with hidden defects - that's the risk of buying second hand, anyway we keep it for next children. My daughter fits in there at 2, it's a tight fit for sleeping, but still relatively comfortable.

  • Design
  • Wide selection of accessories (large wheels, sun visor, handbrake, etc.)
  • Variability - fixed bassinet/folding cot bag
  • Reversing handle
  • Sturdy frame
  • Wheel suspension
  • Handbrake
  • All adapters together in one place (for carrycot, seat and car seat)
  • Possibility to turn the seat in both directions, facing fprward and in the parent-facing direction
  • Unbuckling straps
  • Backrest positioning - lever
  • Pouch on the hood (I use it for waste, if I have nowhere to quickly put a paper, and I throw it away on the way past a trash can)
  • Wide range of handle adjustment
  • Central brake on the frame
  • Short straps
  • Handle
  • Shallow basket
  • Rain cover - doesn't fit exactly to the chassis
  • Higher price

I am satisfied with the stroller. It is solid, stable - even after 3 years it doesn't rattle like other strollers.

The backrest adjusts not only to a reclining position, but also to an upright angle, which is great when you have a small curious child. The child does not slide off the seat in the sitting position thanks to the adjustable footrest, which is also length-adjustable.

The stroller has a weight capacity of 20kg, but if you have a taller child, a 100cm child will not fit comfortably under the hood of the stroller - in case the backrest is completely perpendicular to the seat. And very short straps for attaching the baby, I had a problem with it the first winter (at about 6 months). Impractical belly bar - small space to fasten it if you have the baby in a winter footmuff.

The reversible handle was a decisive factor in the purchase, but it was used very very rarely. The handbrake is a wonderful thing though. The location of the central brake from the parent's point of view is excellent, but a one year old baby sitting in the opposite direction can reach it and likes to shorten the time by braking while driving... The weight of the stroller is 8 kg, but with brakes and wheels the weight weighed 10 kg.

I also used a solid cot (but only up to 4 months), then an insert cot/bag.

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  • Stable, robust chassis
  • Adjustable handle
  • Large seat and hood
  • Faces both ways
  • Ease of attaching the seat to the chassis
  • It's beautiful
  • Reliable wheels
  • The hood has a stripe of a different material for design reasons, through which the light starts to shine through.
  • It's not exactly small, it takes up most of the trunk (Seat Toledo)

Excellent wheels and chassis, yet it is sprung, goes through terrain, mud and snow (I have the same axle in the front as in the back, I don't use the smaller swivel wheels).
Spacious seat. Large hood, but still it is useful to have a prolongation visor, which I use when the child falls asleep. The adjustable handle comes in handy when someone tall comes along for the ride.

The disadvantage is the part of the hood that has a different material, it starts to crumble over time and the sunshine seeps through. The solution is to cover it with a cloth when the child falls asleep.

Pushes by itself

  • reversible push bar
  • lockable front wheels
  • height-adjustable belly bar
  • the reversible loop insert includes a head hugger
  • the practical footmuff can be used even in the summer
  • the basket can carry more than 5 kg and is roomy
  • the large wheels are easy to dismantle, making the cleaning easy (even with the ball-bearings)
  • not the best raincoat (the sides are flapping around)
  • the viewing window is too far back, the laying baby tries to look at me and turns its head too much (I'd want it to be higher up a bit)
  • the apron is a bit narrow in the lower part

A Rolls-Royce in the stroller world. Robust, sturdy, large but easily maneuverable even with just one hand. It pushes by itself, pretty much. It tackles and goes over anything. I am incredibly happy with it, it is our favourite.

  • Excellent maneuverability in various terrains (including snow)
  • Easy to drive one-handedly
  • The baby is well protected from wind and winter
  • Nice design
  • Made in Germany (not China), so high quality
  • Handbrake
  • Weight and size

We have been using this stroller since January, and it's great. We all love it. As it was cold, I appreciated that the hood could be pulled down. My little one is well protected from the wind and in a warm environment, even during minus temperatures. The stroller is made in Germany, and it's excellent quality... it's quite expensive, but it's worth it. The only disadvantage is that the chassis is big, and it takes up a lot of space in the car trunk (Ford Focus Combi)...

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